Sep 21, 2010 5:30pm PDT
republicans blocked a bill lifting the ban on gays serving openly in the military. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, "newshour" political editor david chalian and "time" magazine reporter mark thompson dissect today's vote and look at what's next for the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. >> lehrer: then, judy woodruff talks to transportation secretary ray lahood about his drive to end distracted driving. >> ifill: john tulenko of learning matters reports on tennessee's plan to reward teachers when students do well. >> we need to move to a system that says if you work harder, if you do better, if you try to improve your craft and your students perform better, you get paid more. >> lehrer: we have an election season look at campaign cash-- who's giving, and why. >> ifill: margaret warner examines the impact international sanctions are having on iranians. >> they're having a dramatic impact. i think that the u.n. securi council resolution was underestimated. it was underestimated by iran and it was undersfimented by lots of people in the international community. >> lehrer:
Sep 27, 2010 5:30pm PDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: good evening. i'm gwen ifill. palestinian president mahmoud abbas said there will be no "quick decision" on the future of the middle east peace talks. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, middle east analysts david mckovsky and ghaith al omari assess the situation after the israeli government let a moratorium on settlement construction in the west bank lapse. >> ifill: then ray suarez leads a debate about a new proposal that would allow federal authorities to extend wiretapping to online communications. >> brown: we talk to laura tyson, president clinton's chief economic adviser, the third in our series of conversations on extending the bush-era tax cuts. >> ifill: special correspondent ben barnier reports on the french government's controversial decision to deport gypsies to romania and bulgaria. the rona deportations have been happening quietly for years, they became a hot button political issue when one was killed at a political check point. >> brown: margaret warner gets the details on th
Sep 21, 2010 7:00am EDT
from the right. gwen heim is the director and producer behind the al gore warming document an inconvenient truth. the american federation of teachers praised gwen heim to get the country talking about the problem but is not happy with the portrayal of teachers. >> there are 3 million teachers in this country and those who do heroic things every day. and we need to give the teachers the tools and conditions to support them rather than scapegoat them. >> reporter: gwen heim said he didn't expect any support, but the ground swell around this project has been greating and confesses although he's a huge supporter of public schools, he's so trouble by the current state he chose private schools for his own children. shannon green, fox news. >> i had a chance to see the documentary and also the chance to sit down with davis gwen heim to talk about his new film. >> so this documentary, and you go in and you know you're going to be moved and have an interest in what is going on in the schools and you don't expect to go through a whole box of kleenex, because you get so involved in th
Sep 6, 2010 3:00pm EDT
and glenn -- gwen moore and senators kohl and fine goal, we can restore the men dream and give it to our children and our grandchild. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> president of the united states on the labor day, like in milwaukee, in front of a predome innocently pro union rally. there was partisan political rally ripping into wall street and oil companies, the usual suspects, and employ the favorite met for that it was republicans that drove the economy into the ditch and he is the guy who will somehow get us out of a ditch and part of his map he revealed here, a $50 billion stimulus plan to rebuild infrastructure across the united states although they do not like calling it a stimulus plan, they are drawing unfavorable comparisons to the first one but i did notice the president said this will create jobs now. that is not what senior administration officials said this morning, and that was if a conference call. they said the opposite, saying the jobs will not come to 2011. we have a finance expert would has written books about such subjects. your reaction?